Flights from all European nations and 12 other countries except UK, suspended
Flights from all European nations and 12 other countries except UK, suspendedFile photo

Bangladesh has suspended incoming of passengers from all European nations and 12 other countries except the UK due to the global Covid-19 situation.

Civil Aviation Authority, Bangladesh issued a notification in this regard on Wednesday.

The 12 other countries include Argentina, Bahrain, Brazil, Chile, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Peru, Qatar, South Africa, Turkey and Uruguay.

The notification said that the decision will be implemented from 3 April and will remain valid until 18 April.

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The notification signed by CAAB Flight Standard and Regulations member group captain M Zia Ul Kabir, said that passengers must show PCR test-based Covid-19 negative certificate at Bangladesh airports.

The certificate has to be issued before 72 hours of the boarding the flight, it added.

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